Category: Neighborhood councils

City of Springfield announces funding for neighborhood councils to increase community participation

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The city of Springfield has funding to help increase awareness and participation of residents on neighborhood councils. A pilot program funded by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts assigned the Office of Disaster Recovery the task of soliciting proposals under the Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness program. The City will provide funding of up to […]

Policy 101: Neighborhood Tips – Los Angeles Standard Newspaper

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Neighborhood councils are the voice of local residents in Los Angeles – NBC Los Angeles

The City of Los Angeles has 99 community groups tasked with making recommendations to city council members and ensuring that neighbors’ voices are heard. These are the so-called neighborhood councils, which play an important role in trying to improve the problems in their communities. “They have a very special relationship with the city, with the […]

San Pedro Neighborhood Councils Support Proposal to Allow ‘Safe’ Homeless Camping in 2 LA Harbor Parking Lots – Daily Breeze

Two neighborhood councils in San Pedro suggest that two port-owned parking lots, E and F, at 22nd Street. be used to set up an emergency and temporary sanctioned homeless campsite in San Pedro on Tuesday March 9, 2021. Some port officials and residents oppose this idea. (Photo by Brittany Murray, Press-Telegram / SCNG) Two harbor-owned […]

Ire as Jerusalem tries to regulate the religious character of neighborhood councils

A battle is waged in Jerusalem against a decision by the municipality to designate seats on the councils of communities as ultra-Orthodox or not. Seats are coming up for election on December 22. Mayor Moshe Lion and his administration believe that pre-designation of seats on the basis of religious affiliation can prevent power struggles during […]

Los Angeles neighborhood councils approve cuts to LAPD budget, including NWWNC

Los Angeles City Council slashed the Los Angeles Police Department’s budget following calls to action from Los Angeles City Neighborhood Councils. As of June 29, at least 13 neighborhood councils in the city had sent letters to LA City Council in support of the LA people’s budget, according to a tweet from the Progressive Neighborhood […]

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